June 24, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 21 Mahwah Minutes Seniors invited to picnic The Mahwah Recreation Committee will host its annual Seniors Picnic on Thursday, July 16 at noon at Continental Soldiers Park. All Mahwah senior citizens are welcome to gather for this annual event. Paddle Days and Movie Nights set The Mahwah Recreation Committee has set aside Tuesdays in July for family fun. Paddle Days will be held on July 7, 14, 21 and 28 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Continental Soldiers Park. Canoes, kayaks, life jackets, and instructions for this event are donated by Ramsey Outdoor Store for the use of Mahwah residents of all ages. Following the adventure on the lake, all are invited to the weekly Movie Night at 8 p.m. Enjoy popular family movies and refreshments. Holiday, summer hours announced The Mahwah Library will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. As of Sunday, June 28 the library will be closed Thursday evenings and Sundays during the summer beginning on Sunday June 28. The library’s summer hours are Monday through Wednesday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday through and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The library will be closed on Sundays. Call (201) 529-READ. Adult reading program offered The Mahwah Public Library has a summer reading club for adults. Beginning July 1, read a book and fill out a coupon (one entry allowed each week). Coupons, free bookmarks, and a list of great books are available at the reference desk. A grand prize winner will be announced on Sept. 1. The Mahwah Public Library is located at 100 Ridge Road. ‘Great Gatsby’ to be discussed The Mahwah Public Library Morning Book Discussion Group will meet on July 20 at 10:30 a.m. and the Evening Book Discussion Group will meet July 22 at 7 p.m. to discuss F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.” The exemplary novel of the Jazz Age, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third book, “The Great Gatsby” (1925), is the story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby, his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, and lavish parties on Long Island. It is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s that resonates with the power of myth. “The Great Gatsby” is one of the classics of 20th century literature. The morning and evening adult book discussion groups are looking for new members. Call (201) 529 READ or visit the library at 100 Ridge Road. Summer Music Festival continues As part of the eleventh season of the Summer Music Festival, cellist Nada Radulovich and pianist Cullan Bryant will perform music by composers including Beethoven, Chopin, and Liszt at the Mahwah Library at 7 p.m. on July 1. The library is located at 100 Ridge Road. Radulovich, who hails from Detroit, Michigan, has degrees in music from Smith College, Manhattan School of Music, and the Peabody Institute. Bryant is among the most active chamber and collaborative pianists in New York City, maintaining a schedule of over 70 recitals a year. He made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1992 in recital with violinist Patmore Lewis. On July 7 at 7 p.m. Soprano Helen Fousteris and Tenor Guillermo Lagundino accompanied by pianist Inna Leytush and narrator Dan Baulliccia will perform Famous Duets from Favorite Operas. Fousteris and Lagundino will perform arias and duets from operas such as “The Barber of Seville” by Rossini, “La Traviata” by Verdi, and “La Boheme” by Puccini. Mezzo-soprano Valerie Coates and pianist Jason Andrews will perform “German Lieder” songs at the library on Monday, July 13 at 7 p.m. These concerts are free. No tickets are necessary. Seats are available on a “first come” basis. Doors will be closed with the concert begins. Latecomers will be admitted during any convenient breaks. Call (201) 529-READ. Exhibit features Pompa’s art Mahwah resident Michael A. Pompa’s artwork will be featured at the township’s public library during the months of July and August. Pompa, a retired contractor, studied art at the Brooklyn Academy of Art in New York. His appreciation for the beauty of life, respect for the human qualities of life and his keen sense of humor are evident in his renderings. After suffering with detachments of the retina in both eyes in 2003, he is now legally blind. Employing a variety of visionenhancing tools and preferring oil paint as his medium, Pompa has changed his style of painting and feeling for the subject matter he envisions and paints. During the summer, the library’s display cases will also be showcasing the children’s and teen’s summer reading programs. The library is located at 100 Ridge Road. Call (201) 529-READ. Board of health hosts meeting The Mahwah Board of Health will hold a meeting on July 14 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Mahwah Municipal Building located at 475 Corporate Drive. Young artists to perform The Mahwah Library’s “Young Artists” concert by performers from the Academy of Music will be held Tuesday, June 23 at 7 p.m. This concert is being presented in cooperation with the Academy of Music Summer Festival with Isaac Malkin as artistic director. The program features beloved solo and chamber music works by Bach Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Brahms, Bartok, and others. This program is free. No tickets are necessary. Seats are on a “first come” basis. Doors are closed when the concert begins. Latecomers will be seated during any appropriate breaks. The library is located at 100 Ridge Road. Library hosts movies The Mahwah Library will continue showing movies on Thursday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. on the 10’ by 18’ screen in the Winter Room. The library now has a new high resolution digital projector and sound system. “Marie Antoinette,” which will be shown June 25, wraps up the June lineup. During July, the film series will feature the big screen blockbusters that light up movie screens every summer. The schedule includes “Dark Knight” on July 2, “The Incredible Hulk” on July 9, “Hancock” on July 16, “Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian” on July 23, and “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” on July 30. These films are free. The library will provide popcorn and drinks. No tickets are necessary. Call (201) 529-READ. Happy Birthday America! from the staff of The Villadom Times Feel Better Now! ����Muscle Activation Techniques ����������������������������������� • Speed muscle recovery • Increase joints’ range of motion • Eliminate compensatory patterns • Reduce risk of injury by insuring muscles function optimally • Improve athletic performance and execution of everyday activities Have a Safe & Happy Holiday ���������������������� �������������������� ��������������� Ridgewood 201-488-4314 or 201-341-0183 ������������������������ Keane Fit & Wellness